Study: Climate change increasing the frequency and intensity of floods in Western Europe

Cecilia Keating
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The Belgian village of Tilff flooded on 16 July, 2021 | Credit: Régine Fabri, Wikimedia Commons
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The Belgian village of Tilff flooded on 16 July, 2021 | Credit: Régine Fabri, Wikimedia Commons

Floods akin to those that took hundreds of lives Belgium and Germany this summer likely to become more common occurrence due to climate change, research shows

Climate change is causing extreme rainfall events in Western Europe to increase in frequency and intensity, research published this morning by an international team of climate scientists has warned...

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